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2008 - MX-5 - Body and Accessories

HOOD ADJUSTMENT

Gap Adjustment

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. (SeeBATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
2. Remove the following parts:
a. Front bumper (See FRONT BUMPER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
b. Front combination lights (See FRONT COMBINATION LIGHT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
c. Side step molding (SeeSIDE STEP MOLDING REMOVAL.) (SeeSIDE STEP MOLDING INSTALLATION.)
d. Front fender panel (See FRONT FENDER PANEL REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
3. Loosen the hood hinge installation bolts and adjust the hood.

4. Tighten the bolts.
5. Verify that the gap between the hood and the body is within the specification.

Height Difference Adjustment

1. Turn the stop rubber to adjust the height of the hood.

2. Verify that the height difference between the hood and the body is within the specification.



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